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Portland OR 2018 Registration is NOW OPEN

P237 - The Alchemist's Book of Treasures - 2 Day Class

Roxanne Evans Stout
9:00 - 4:30
Monday & Tuesday Feb 12 & 13

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$ 295  

Back by popular demand, this workshop will delight all of your senses as your make a book from scratch using your own collected treasures and those that are lovingly provided. In this workshop Roxanne will share her unique process of stitching and wiring and taking seemingly ordinary objects and turning them into unique works of art. 

Students will create a beautiful and intriguing hand-made book from textured papers, canvas and cloth. We will stitch, wire and weave found objects, small treasures from nature, tattered fabrics and lace, rusty metal bits and mementos from your own history into the pages of your own unique Alchemist's book of Treasures.

Supplies Needed for Class:
Decorative papers and fabric scraps
Matte medium, small bottle, I like Liquitex and Golden
Old paintbrush and water dish, paper towels
Ruler or straight edge
Scissors, awl
Found objects, small treasures and mementos, rusty bits or small objects from nature (at least 8 objects)
Your favorite mark makers and collage tools
Needles and colored tapestry or waxed linen threads
Buttons or beads or anything else that could be attached into your books!

$15 kit fee payable to instructor at beginning of class includes:
but not limited to:
Heavy watercolor paper for the book structure, cord and sticks
Hand made papers including Khadi, Mulberry and Rice
Vintage fabrics and lightweight silks, muslin and cotton
Inks, paints, sprays, Pan pastels, twinkling H2o's
Assorted wires, wire tools, threads, waxed cording, needles, beads, buttons
Found objects, rusty bits, pieces from nature.
Paintbrushes, pens
Brads and eyelets
Tapestry needles and jewelry tools
* Please note that Roxanne will have extra of everything on your supply list and wonderful goody bags filled with special items for your collages!
 

3 Spaces Remaining

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh
Maria@collagepdx.com

http://collagepdx.blogspot.com/

 


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